Modern CROs must think carefully about value, especially for capital-heavy products, says Tom Wilson
Bond market worries are less relevant for long-term investors, says Tom Wilson
Doubling in assets shows demand for low-return investments
Activity limited and dominated by a handful of firms
Competition squeezing returns on short-tenor instruments
Hedging assets sought to combat escalating risk of interest rate and inflation spike
Insurers developing new products to reduce exposure to low rates
Supervisors say existing guidance has yet to be tested and may not work
Increased ZZR reserves 'threat to insurers' business model'
Greater transparency could be beneficial, but care must be taken over what is disclosed, speakers say
Insurance groups should ensure consistent approach to model applications across organisation, says chairman of Eiopa's internal model committee
European supervisors are taking different approaches to the Solvency II internal model approval process, says head of Solvency II project for Allianz
Sponsored feature: Allianz establishes a new risk architecture based on IBM Algorithmics Economic Capital and Solvency II
The volatility challenge
On the move
Capitalising on the bank asset sale
Benchmark OTC curves 'will help insurers calculate risk data for market risk models'
Smoothing the flow
When surrender is an option
Cutting CVA corners
A suitable ploy?
Cash-rich insurers eye loan books of de-leveraging European banks